To live in the present and enjoy beauty was a characteristic of the Spanish Moors. Eucalyptus lines the descent to Monte Sante Tecla and is highly regarded and used for sickness.
Exploring the culture you find a deep appreciation of sensuality and its tremendously rich repertoire of aromatics, spices, and foods.
An Andalusian Alphabet:
Almond, Aloe, Ambra, Anise, Bergamot, Carob, Celery, Cinnamon, Clove, Cocoa, Cardamom, Cassia, Coffee, Cumin, Fennel, Frankincense, Garam Masala, Ginger, Honey, Jasmine, Lemon, Lime, Marjoram, Mint, Musk, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Loive, Orange, Oregano, Pepper, Pecan, Pomegranete, Pose, Rosemary, Saffron, Sandalwood, Sesame, Thyme, Violet, Wine.
The Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, one of the most revered pilgrimage destinations, boasts the largest Frankincense burners in the world. We use Frankincense in our AYA SPIRIT OIL and Eucalyptus in our HEAL BODY OIL
“If you have two dirhams, take one to buy a loaf of bread for the stomache, and the other to buy hyacinths for the soul.” – Spanish Moorish Proverb
How beautiful, spending half of one’s assets on fragrance. Look at this view of life depicted in El Olfato, a painting by Jan Bruegel. Nature and life as a grandiose spectacle for the senses. This painting is dedicated to the sense of small and offers an enchanting insight into essential oils. For me, this is what is so missing from this digital world. A view of the world and plants that are benevolant, intelligent, and medicine for the body and soul.